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FOUR CLASSES OF MACROMOLECULES Macromolecule type Monomer type Example CARBOHYDRATES SUGARS Monosaccharides Glucose Disaccharides Sucrose Polysaccharides Starch Glycogen Cellulose LIPIDS FATTY ACIDS Triglycerides Oils, fat Wax Plant cuticle Phospholipids Membranes Steroids Cholesterol PROTEINS AMINO ACIDS Keratin, silk NUCLEIC ACIDS NUCLEOTIDES DNA, RNA SATURATED UNSATURATED No double bonds between carbons
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Unformatted text preview: One or more double bonds between carbons Maximum number of hydrogen atoms bonded to the carbon of the skeleton (saturated) Chain kinks at each double bond, so individual chains cannot pack close enough together to solidify easily. Usually solid at room temperature Usually liquid at room temperature Most animals store fats Most plants store oils...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOL 1201 taught by Professor Wishtichusen during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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